Around Sharpsburg and Keedysville

May 21, 2010|By HARRY NOGLE
  • Four Sharpsburg Elementary School students scored in the 24 Game competition May 6. From left, Lauren Longerbeam, runner-up; Jaret Mahoney, finished in the top 16; Hannah Whitmore, runner-up; and Olivia Porter, first-place winner.
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Church to hold gospel sing

Samples Manor Church of God on Harpers Ferry Road near Dargan will hold a Memorial Day gospel sing Sunday, May 30 at 2:30 p.m. The sing will feature Cyndi and Tike Shriver from Scotland, Pa., and Kenny Johnson, the "One-Armed Guitarist" from Bunker Hill, W.Va.

Admission is free but a free-will offering will be taken to benefit the church cemetery.

For directions, call 304-616-1437, 301-834-8694 or 301-432-8359.

Cemetery donation drive to begin

The donation drive for the maintenance of the Samples Manor Church of God Cemetery will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 29 and 30 from 8 a.m. to dusk at the cemetery.

If unable to attend, send donations to Samples Manor Cemetery, P.O. Box 441, Sharpsburg, MD 21782.

Fire company to hold basket bingo

Potomac Valley Fire Co. in Dargan will hold a basket bingo Saturday at 1 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Tickets cost $10 for 27 games. Specials are extra. For more information, call the fire company at 301-432-2130.


Tractor pull to be held at Ag Center

The Washington County Tractor Pullers Association will present Lucas Oil and East Coast Pullers National Truck and Tractor Pull Saturday, May 29, starting at 6 p.m. at Washington County Agricultural Education Center north of Sharpsburg. Rain date is Sunday, May 30, at 3 p.m. Tickets cost $15 per person. Those younger than 8 will be admitted free.

For more information, call Jerry at 301-790-9523 or Dave at 301-573-1990, or go to

Boonsboro club to hold summer soccer camp

The Boonsboro Football Club will hold a summer soccer camp for ages U4 to U14 in July at Boonsboro Middle School. Morning and afternoon sessions will begin July 5 with all sessions taught by accredited coaches. The camp costs $55 for the week. For more information, e-mail">

Willison to speak at senior site

Jackie Willison will speak on "A Good Night's Sleep" Friday, May 28, at the senior site on Mount Vernon Drive in Keedysville. Young at Heart exercises will continue Wednesday. For information, call Martha Drennen at 301-432-5624.

Boonsboro Historical Society events planned

Denny Warrenfeltz will be demonstrating open hearth cooking with late spring recipes from the Heirloom Garden at the Bowman House, 323 N. Main St., Boonsboro, on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. House tours will also be offered.

The historic trolley station at the corner of North Main Street and Shafer Park Drive will be open from 2 to 5 p.m.

The Boonsborough Museum of History, 113 N. Main St., will be open from 1 to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 301-432-8410.

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